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Sensory bin ideas - sticks and leaves and nature bits!

Today we had a nature themed set up. We’d been for a walk in the woods recently and while we were there we collected some leaves, fircones and sticks.  185 more words


Five Reasons Why Finger Painting is Important for Children

Finger painting is messy. It takes time to clean up the mess. So, we sometimes try to find way to make it less messy. However, it’s actually necessary for children to do the messy finger painting. 485 more words

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DIY Busy Board

Have a busy toddler? Make an easy “Busy Board” to engage your little ones and give yourself a few moments of quiet time.

Our kids have one of the Melissa and Doug latch boards, but to be honest, it is rarely played with. 202 more words


Using Beads to Develop Foundational Skills

Getting Started:

Before getting any bead activity underway, think about your purpose.  Will children be working on developing fine motor skills?  If so, perhaps a variety of beads is all you need.   748 more words


Sensory bin ideas - dinosaurs/Jurassic park

My LO is currently obsessed with dinosaurs. I think it probably stems from George in Peppa Pig (“dinosaur, roaaaaarrrrr”) so I decided to make her her very own Jurassic Park. 192 more words


Wie zoekt, die vindt: Woordenzoekers!

Woordzoekers zijn prachtige oefeningen. Niet enkel moet het kind de aandacht langere tijd bij één oefening houden, het leert ook planmatig te werk gaan!

Op de site… 63 more words


Sensory bin idea - under the sea

I absolutely love tuff trays but we live in a flat and sadly we just don’t have the room for one.  I managed to find a decent sized plastic lid in a garden centre (I think it’s the lid for a seed irrigation tray but I may be wrong!) and so we use that as our tuff tray/sensory bin. 206 more words